Registered Dietitian - Nephrology
Toronto, Ontario, CA
5d ago

Position Profile

Build your career - at the hospital that’s built for the future

Humber River Hospital is committed to revolutionizing patient care for our diverse community. With the opening of our new facility, North America’s first fully digital hospital, on October 18, 2015, the future is very exciting for our people and programs.

And we’re looking for exceptional individuals to join our great team : people who share our passion to deliver compassionate, professional, respectful care.

The Hospital is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University.

Right now we are looking for a Registered Dietitian to work with our Nephrology.

Responsibilities :

  • As a member of the health care team, this position assumes the responsibility for assessment, planning, implementation, care coordination and evaluation of patients who referred for diabetes care and management.
  • Contributes to the development of evidence based professional practice model of care.
  • Flexibility in caseload and program assignment.
  • Able to manage patient caseload in a busy acute care setting.
  • Clinical supervision of clinical nutrition students / interns.
  • Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food and Nutrition
  • M.Sc. in Nutrition or related field preferred
  • Completion of an accredited dietetic internship program and a member (or eligibility to become a member) of the Dietitians of Canada.
  • Must be a member in good standing with the College of Dietitians of Ontario.
  • Certification or evidence of pursuing certification as a Diabetes Educator.
  • Excellent knowledge of clinical nutrition principles and trends.
  • Experience in applying principles of adult education in ambulatory care and the ability to teach in an individual or group setting.
  • Experience in program development and evaluation.
  • Knowledge of community resources and experience in community outreach preferred.
  • Recent experience with Nephrology / Dialysis and chronic illness is preferred.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in diabetes care and management.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with an ability to set priorities and work effectively in a fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills, including an ability to encourage, support and motivate patients and / or their families from a multi-cultural community
  • Current knowledge and sensitivity to patient multicultural needs.
  • Demonstrated initiative in improving work skills and processes.
  • Computer skills required; ability to manage electronic recording, workload and meet submission timelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of the healthcare team.
  • Demonstrates Patient, Family Centred care approaches and engages in reflective practice
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) facilitating effective communication with patients, peers, other healthcare team members and volunteers.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct research in order to develop resources / services and improve policies affecting the program.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to cultivate and maintain mutually supportive working relationships with other members of the health care team
  • Excellent decision making skills.
  • Ability to speak a second language an asset.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, etc.
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required.
  • Location : Humber River Hospital all sites

    Hours of work : Available to work Monday to Friday, full days with flexibility to meet patient needs.

    Employee Group : OPSEU 590

    Interested applicants are required to apply online by the closing date. Incomplete or contain incorrect information may not be considered.

    We thank all candidates that apply but only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

    Humber River Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate your needs as required under the Ontario Human Rights Code and Access for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

    Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact the Human Resources Department for assistance.

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